Harwes Farm is home to Andy & Gill Taylor and boasts its own Community Interest Company set up to deliver access to the countryside to local schools and community groups. Projects and activities are for visitor education and health & wellbeing.
The farm sit in a Bio Diversity Heritage Site in upland moorland on the Lancashire Yorkshire border with a 36 acre woodland onsite.
We have rescue animals: sheep, hens and geese to meet and care for and are developing a small allotment farm side. We are developing Forest School over in the woodland.
Visits are by arrangement only.
Open to the public?Yes
Open to the public - details: Variable opening hours/pre-arranged visits/events or open days only
NB. Harwes Farm is not an open access farm, directions are given to groups during the booking and planning process.
Wednesday, January 1, 2020 - 10:00 to Thursday, December 31, 2020 - 16:00
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